Dan Patrick

Texas Democrats Sticking with Straus

Texas Democrats Sticking with Straus

As Texas House Republicans contemplate plans to amend the process by which the Republican nominee for Speaker is selected, Democrat members are gushing with praise for incumbent Joe Straus. Since 2009, House Speaker Joe Straus has held on to his post largely thanks to...
Governing Differences

Governing Differences

We’ll be releasing the 2017 Fiscal Responsibility Index this week. While the public release is set for 2pm on Wednesday, we thought we’d share the “top-lines” with you today. All votes included on the Index were announced in advance, and focus – as the name implies –...